17 Companies Awarded $5.7b Worldwide Airlift Services Program Contracts

The U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) has awarded contracts under the Worldwide Airlift Services Program (WASP), with an estimated value of $5.7 billion, to seventeen companies.

The seventeen companies selected for the contract are:

+ Air Center Helicopters
+ Berry Aviation
+ Bighorn Airways
+ Careflight Ltd.
+ CHI Aviation
+ Columbia Helicopters Inc.
+ Contour Aviation
+ CSI Aviation Inc.
+ East Coast Flight Services Inc.
+ Erickson Helicopters Inc.
+ Flightworks Inc.,
+ Hillsboro Aviation
+ Jet Logistics Inc.
+ Mountain Aviation Inc.
+ Omni Air Transport
+ Phoenix Air Group Inc.
+ Rampart Aviation

This contract provides worldwide Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 135 airlift services utilizing fixed and/or rotary-wing aircraft to transport Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal agency personnel and cargo for domestic and international shipments.

Services shall be provided for DoD and other federal government agencies. Services required include aircrew, ground personnel, supplies, ancillary support services and equipment to perform dedicated and/or ad hoc FAR Part 135 or equivalent Civil Aviation Authority airlift operations (at both military and commercial airports/airfields/landing zones).

Operations could include the movement of passengers and cargo (or combination thereof), air ambulance, medical evacuation, sling-load cargo operations, delivery of Class I-X supplies, and U.S. Mail and/or other like services.

Work will be performed internationally and domestically, with an expected completion date of Nov. 11, 2024.